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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/MacDermott, Marshall

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MacDermott, Marshall, was elected to the South Australian Legislative Assembly for Flinders in the first Parliament under responsible government in Feb. 1857, and was Commissioner of Crown Lands and Immigration in Mr. (afterwards Sir) R. R. Torrens' administration from Sept. 1st to 30th, 1857. In Sept. 1859 he resigned his seat on accepting a permanent post in the Civil Service. He died on Nov. 3rd, 1877.